Environmental Justice: Policy, Practice, and Progress

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Join the discussion on the critical topic of Environmental Justice!

Building on the success of the inaugural conference in October 2023, the Air & Waste Management Association is pleased to announce its second specialty conference—Environmental Justice: Policy, Practice, and Progress—to be held on December 4-5, 2024, at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare hotel in Rosemont, Illinois.
This conference offers an opportunity to learn about the latest scientific, legal, regulatory, communications, policy and other issues related to environmental justice. The conference provides a neutral forum to discuss challenges and progress being made to advance equity. The conference content and networking opportunities will be of value to government agency managers and staff; industry specialists; community leaders and representatives; non-profit organizations; academics; environmental researchers; law firms; consulting engineers; students; and more.

Call for Presentations now being accepted!  Submit your proposal by July 25.   

Please review the Call for Presentations document before completing the online application.     
Presentations are sought on these topics: 
  • Environmental Justice and Equity Basics
  • Engagement, Collaboration and Education Activities
  • Screening and Measurement Tools and Applications
  • Law and Regulations – Permitting, Siting, Compliance and Enforcement
  • Cumulative Impacts
  • Health and Welfare Assessment
  • Case Studies
  • Community Activities
  • Federal, State, Local, and Tribal Activities
  • Energy, Industry, and Transportation Activities and Issues

Sponsorship and display opportunities are available! Contact Jessika Keefer at to learn how you can maximize your company's exposure.